Paradise Island Villas, Crete, Greece

Paradise Island Villas is a sparkling gem of a boutique hotel. Live like a Greek God or Goddess! Amazing attention to detail and genuine warmth…

Description & Location

Paradise Island Villas is a truly delightful boutique retreat. All of the privileges and independence of villa accommodation combined with individually tailored concierge service. Elegant, totally chic, with all of the hospitable genuine warmth associated with Crete. A totally unique hotel.

It is located on the north east coast, in the area of  Anissaras. The nearest beach is about half a mile. Heraklion airport is  Airport is 25 minutes. The popular resort of Aghios Nikolaos 20 minutes further along the coast. Paradise Island is perfectly positioned to explore Crete, with easy access to the south, west and middle of the island.


Paradise Island Villas has just 12 villas in a selection of 5 differing types.

All are in two levels, duplex style, with distinctive interior design and décor. They have private gardens and plunge pool (heated on request). An open plan living room and kitchen, with outdoor dining area.

Not only is each villa is fit for Greek Gods and Goddesses, they are named after them too!

You have a choice of  Senior Villas (Artemis & Hephaestus) which have one bedroom and are ideal for couples.

The Executive Villas (Aphrodite and Ares) have two bedroom, two bathrooms and a larger in and out living space.

The Paradise Villas( Apollo and Poseidon) are even larger, with over 110 sqm of total living space.

Family Villas (Hermes and Demeter) also offer two bedrooms, both with en-suite bathroom. They are specifically designed to comfortably accommodate up to 5 persons and have sea facing Verandas.

The Superior villas (Hestia & Zeus, Hera & Athena) have three bedrooms.

Each Villa has at least 2 satellite TV’s, high speed wi-fi internet connection, home cinema (with complimentary DVD library), and direct dial phones. The kitchens have a 6 ring cooker, microwave, filter coffee machine and large refrigerator.

Note – As your villas have private plunge pools, you need to be sensibly cautious with younger children.

Facilities and Activities

Lounge Pool Bar
Ambrosia a la carte  Restaurant specialising in contemporary Mediterranean and Greek cuisine
BBQ area
Two communal outdoor swimming pools
Fitness room
Tennis court
Bike hire close by
Kids playground area
Horse back riding close by
Within the immediate area you have several local villages within 5 minutes drive
In (new) Hersonissos you will find supermarkets and a medical centre
A water sports & boat trips centre
There is a golf course and a family water park 4 miles away
The famous ancient Palace of Knossos is 20 minutes, as is the island capital of Heraklion
The traditional villages of Koutouloufari, old Hersonissos and Piskopiano are just over a mile away


Paradise Island is absolutely wonderful. High quality design with incredible attention to detail. Each villa has a unique theme, but there is total consistency throughout.

Paradise Island Villas is family owned and managed, with real passion. Clients arrive as guests and leave as friends and ambassadors. It will appeal to those who value space and independence, discreet luxury, but with all of the service and attention you expect in a luxury hotel.

Car hire – whilst not essential – will give you more flexibility to fully explore this quite wonderful island. Which we of course highly recommend you do.

Paradise Island Villas, Crete, Greece

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